secularsage: They gutted the STOCK act. They didn't repeal it.Still, this is one of those sneaky, ugly things that makes younger people lose faith in government to the point that they no longer care. The game is so incredibly rigged that it's easy to be apathetic.
pxlboy: And they'll get away with it, too. When are we going to get the pitchforks and torches and put these assholes out to pasture?
van1ty: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._Foster_WinansInsider trading laws are farked up to begin with. This guy had ZERO insider knowledge and only picked stocks for a newspaper column. He spent two years in jail for telling a friend in advance what stocks he was picking, as invariably after the articles were published the stock prices would go up.
TimonC346: It's not even just congress--the farking president signed it.The major difference I find between democrat and republican lawmakers (not voters) is that Republicans seem to not even try to Hide the fact they are mostly there to help out their rich buddies and companies.
van1ty: Reading comprehension fail, 9 months in federal prison.
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